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Episode 049: Joe Sweeney – Networking Is A Contact Sport

Episode 049: Joe Sweeney – Networking Is A Contact Sport

Joe Sweeney has an incredibly interesting story… He originally wrote pages of his thoughts in order to staple to his will for his children to read… That lead to a best-selling book which led to over 350 speaking engagements around the world!  Joe shares that story and so much more on this great episode of The Learning Leader Show.

Joe Sweeney is an experienced businessman and New York Times best-selling author of Networking Is a Contact Sport and the newly released, “Moving the Needle.” As a dynamic, down-to-earth, yet powerful professional, Joe’s keynote addresses focus on principles discussed in his books which can be applied to any company or organization.

Joe’s books, keynote addresses, and Winning Game Plan training can help you grow personally and professionally through: Networking, Expanding your influence, Finding balance, Developing your business, Making life richer and more meaningful, Connecting with friends, acquaintances, business colleagues and even strangers, Getting clear, getting free, getting going.

Episode 049: Joe Sweeney – Networking Is A Contact Sport

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“High performers have a clear vision of what they want and they create a big enough why in order to be successful.” – Joe Sweeney

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What are common characteristics of people who are high achievers?
  • Why do you consider networking a contact sport?
  • Why did you initially give keynotes for free?
  • How did you become Brett Favre’s Marketing Agent?
  • What are some of the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to networking?
  • What are the biggest challenges in the organizations you speak to?

“Touch Trumps Technology.”

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • High performers have a clear vision of what they want and they create a big enough why
  • How networking is a place to serve and give
  • How to create a WOW with every keynote speech
  • How he became the marketing agent for Brett Favre
  • Mistakes people make at networking events
  • How to manage energy and momentum
  • How his book was the catalyst to the speaking events

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Did you enjoy the podcast?

I love learning from people who bring a new idea to the table… That is what Joe has done.  Joe is an extremely interesting person. Who do you know that needs to hear this?  Send them to The Learning Leader Show!

Episode edited by the great J Scott Donnell

Bio From JoeSweeney.com

Joe Sweeney is an experienced businessman and New York Times best-selling author of Networking Is a Contact Sport and the newly released, Moving the Needle. As a dynamic, down-to-earth, yet powerful professional, Joe’s keynote addresses focus on principles discussed in his books which can be applied to any company or organization.

Joe’s books, keynote addresses, and Winning Game Plan training can help you grow personally and professionally through: Networking, Expanding your influence, Finding balance, Developing your business, Making life richer and more meaningful, Connecting with friends, acquaintances, business colleagues and even strangers, Getting clear, getting free, getting going.

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